Travel Blogs from Komodo National Park, Indonesia

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Swept Away - Not a Movie, Komodo National Park, Indonesia travel blog

Swept Away - Not a Movie

A travel blog entry by jackdrury

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    When the manta turned straight for us I had no fear. It was fully black with a great hooked mouth; its movement reminded me of the Dark Knight in Imax. As it came to within a few metres it veered slightly and sailed past us, its seemingly ...

Feed them meat, Komodo National Park, Indonesia travel blog

Feed them meat

A travel blog entry by technotrekker

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... due to the heat is not very often. It is estimated that there are about 2,500 to 3,000 in the wild in the Komodo/Rinca National Park and it is the only place on Earth that this particular species now inhabits. They live to the ripe old age of 50 years, ...

Diving, Komodo National Park, Indonesia travel blog

Diving

A travel blog entry by uncle_davros

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... on plankton. It was very impressive.   We landed another day, and met some rangers who took us on a walk through the national park. Along the way, we came across a dragon. It was laying there, just sunning itself. It looked like a carving, but it ...

Land of the Dragons, Komodo National Park, Indonesia travel blog

Land of the Dragons

A travel blog entry by bumihills

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... time.  The Komodos once ate young Pygmy elephants which no longer exist on these islands. We caught sight  of Komodo  Village, where wooden homes on stilts crowd together along the waterline, allowing the locals to keep a close eye on ...

Perama Boot Tag 3 / Komodo Dragons, Komodo National Park, Indonesia travel blog

Perama Boot Tag 3 / Komodo Dragons

A travel blog entry by toubi-anscha

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s highlight vode tour het eus erwartet: de bsuech im komodo national park. de guide het eus zerst di ganz flora und fauna erchlaert, sit waenn dass komodo vo unesco als world heritage site ufgno worde isch und - sehr wichtig - wiemer eus bime moegliche ...

Vamos por esas maravillas, los dragones de Komodo!, Komodo National Park, Indonesia travel blog

Vamos por esas maravillas, los dragones de Komodo!

A travel blog entry by clvillar

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Luego del descanso de las Gili, se venía uno de los platos fuertes de Indonesia y de Asia: visitar el parque nacional de Komodo, con sus dragones...por qué??...y no sé bien porque tantas ganas de ver esos bichos, que objetivamente son feos y ...

Hiking Komodo Island, Komodo National Park, Indonesia travel blog

Hiking Komodo Island

A travel blog entry by myslowtravel

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... -stumper i sandet, hvilket giver det et lyserødt skær) og have den fantastiske, øde strand helt for os selv - at ankomme til Komodo Island og blive budt velkommen af en kæmpe varan ved indgangen (-: - at se endnu 5-7 varaner nede ved stranden - at ...

What a HUGE disappointment!, Komodo National Park, Indonesia travel blog

What a HUGE disappointment!

A travel blog entry by richierich33

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... night arriving at Banta Island off the coast of Komodo at 6am. After a shit breakfast of bread and jam we continued to Komodo National Park via ‘Manta Point’ where we didn’t get to see any Mantas! The National Park was deserted apart ...

Dragon Hunting Day 3:  Terror at Sea., Komodo National Park, Indonesia travel blog

Dragon Hunting Day 3: Terror at Sea.

A travel blog entry by philandley

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... I made an exception this time and sat taking in the view.  The boat headed deeper into Flores and onwards towards the entrance of Komodo National Park.  Leyla and I found a small slither of space on the top of the boat and set up for a spot of ...

Komodo Boat Trip, Komodo National Park, Indonesia travel blog

Komodo Boat Trip

A travel blog entry by thoooo

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Bei meinem "Organisationstag" in Labuan Bajo habe ich mich schlussendlich fuer einen Bootstrip (2 days, 1 night) nach Rinca und Komodo entschieden. Der Trip beeinhaltete Trekking auf Komodo und Rinca und viel schnorcheln. Am Morgen frueh gings direkt ...

It's Behind You ... and it's a DRAGON!!!, Komodo National Park, Indonesia travel blog

It's Behind You ... and it's a DRAGON!!!

A travel blog entry by maz360

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... the final day when we trekked to find the Komodo Dragons. We went to Rinca Island for this, as it's part of the Komodo National Park but smaller than Komodo island and therefore gives us a higher chance of spotting the dragon. We were all really excited. ...

Here be dragons, Komodo National Park, Indonesia travel blog

Here be dragons

A travel blog entry by williment

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... too much David Attenborough we hit upon the idea of going in search of dragons. To get to Flores - jumping off point for Komodo national park - we take an 1 1/2 hour flight in a 50 seater propeller plane from Bali - Riau airlines (no me neither). It ...

Dragons et raies mantas, Komodo National Park, Indonesia travel blog

Dragons et raies mantas

A travel blog entry by makistouf

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2 jours dans le parc national de Komodo... Naviguer autour des iles de Komodo, rencontrer les dragons de Komodo sur l'ile de Rinca, chiller sur une plage de sable rose, se faire une incroyable bande de potes (big up a Sara, Djalma, Myriam, Camille, Sharon ...

Dragons, Komodo National Park, Indonesia travel blog

Dragons

A travel blog entry by mel_strang

They took us on the long trek! Laura and i didnt like the sound of this but end was easier than our walk home from work in Qtown haha. Took 2-3 hours and we saw 4 dragons. They are huge and quiet scary! All we had to protect us if the dragons got mad was ...

There'd be dragons on this island, Komodo National Park, Indonesia travel blog

There'd be dragons on this island

A travel blog entry by thejones187

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... , rather than Komodo itself as they are more wild on this island and they don't feed them anymore. It’s still within Komodo National Park though.  It was an early start, up at 6am, quick breakfast then into the national park by 7am.  We ...

Full Moon in Gili and the trip to Komodo, Komodo National Park, Indonesia travel blog

Full Moon in Gili and the trip to Komodo

A travel blog entry by dutoiz

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... Lion Fish, Scorpion Fish, Fusilier, Emperor, Clown, Baracuda....), 6 turtles, magnificient corals. No problem with my tooth as I had in Indonesia, so just FUN. On the social side I met a guy from Italy called Olmo who was coming from Australia. The guy ...

In Search of Dragons, Komodo National Park, Indonesia travel blog

In Search of Dragons

A travel blog entry by cubnelaine

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Happy Thanksgiving to everyone! Today we tied up offshore of Komodo Island and took the tender to the island.  This is the place where the Komodo dragon is found in the wild.  This beast is a lizard that can grow to 9ft long and weigh up to 300 ...

Even fiercer than a troll, Komodo National Park, Indonesia travel blog

Even fiercer than a troll

A travel blog entry by uglytroll

And just as fond of ...

Komodo National Park, Komodo National Park, Indonesia travel blog

Komodo National Park

A travel blog entry by shimmy08

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... dann noch einen Wasserbueffel im Wasser liegen sehen und es gab viele pavian Affen auf Rinca. Anschliessend fuhren wir Richtung Komodo und unterwegs ssahen wir oeftersmal delphine und auch Fliegende Fische. Wir uebernachteten in der bat lagoon (Fledermaus ...

Here there be dragons, Komodo National Park, Indonesia travel blog

Here there be dragons

A travel blog entry by pilgrim143

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... successful so it was as well we had a cook but we are back in the land of bananas here. Early next morning on to the National Park which really does have the sign 'here there be dragons'. And we see them - pictures to follow. Liz did the short trek & ...

No love for life, Komodo National Park, Indonesia travel blog

No love for life

A travel blog entry by joaopisco

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... (mais os cerca de 1366 de Rinca, é praticamente tudo o que resta desta espécie em vias de extinção (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Komodo_dragon )), os maiores repteis do mundo. O sr. guia faz-nos o bla-bla-briefing sobre o que vamos ver e os cuidados a ...

Finding Nemo, Komodo National Park, Indonesia travel blog

Finding Nemo

A travel blog entry by hjalmar

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... Perama-båten, ble Tove, Kerstin og jeg kjørt med en hurtiggående båt ut til båten vi skulle bo på ute i Komodo National Park. Overrasket ble vi fort alle sammen, da vi oppdaget hvor høy standarden var på lugarene, maten og hvor utrolig mye vi fikk ...

Attenti al drago, Komodo National Park, Indonesia travel blog

Attenti al drago

A travel blog entry by planetvale

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... ' fatto! Non mi schiodo dalla guida per tutte le tre ore di camminata che ci siamo fatti in giro per l'isola di Komodo; anche senza i draghi e' veramente straordinaria. Il tempo di scalare una collina e godersi il panorama, vedere un nido dove i draghi ...

The Search Continues, Komodo National Park, Indonesia travel blog

The Search Continues

A travel blog entry by dave-baker

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... up with a pair of fighting dragons and a single dragon for 100,000 Rupiah. We left the entrance to the national park and stopped off at Pink Beach, on Komodo Island still, for a snorkel before lunch.  After lunch we continued sailing for a while and ...

Ship Ahoy!, Komodo National Park, Indonesia travel blog

Ship Ahoy!

A travel blog entry by hobo-magic

... , I was just praying for it to be over! By about 10am the storm had blown itself out and we stopped at Mojo island in the Komodo national marine park. I was feeling so sick, I had to jump into the sea to get off the vomit inducing tug. Everyone swam a few ...

Beware of the dragons!!!!!, Komodo National Park, Indonesia travel blog

Beware of the dragons!!!!!

A travel blog entry by hazelandmartin

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... thick vegetation, and golden sandy beaches. A paradise which hides this dangerous predator. There is only 1 small village and the national park on the island, the rest is protected for the special wildlife which live here. The Welsh have their dragons ...

Komodo & Rinca - Dragons and pretty fish!, Komodo National Park, Indonesia travel blog

Komodo & Rinca - Dragons and pretty fish!

A travel blog entry by garyandjenny

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... in the morning the heat was still unbearable. We got lucky almost straight away as 5 minutes into the trek we were watching two large Komodo dragons squaring up to each other. We got as close as our guide would let us and then moved on. The rest of the ...

Le parc de Komodo, Komodo National Park, Indonesia travel blog

Le parc de Komodo

A travel blog entry by nicjess

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... 'hui, nous quittons notre confortable chambre d'hôtel pour prendre un bateau pour deux jours afin d'explorer le parc national de Komodo. Nous nous rendons au port de Labuanbajo pour prendre place sur le bateau. Privilège des premiers arrivants, nous ...

Flight over Nusa Tenggara, Komodo National Park, Indonesia travel blog

Flight over Nusa Tenggara

A travel blog entry by sonjamargarethe

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When checking in for the flight from Bali to Dili, East Timor, Batavia Air staff were certain I needed a window seat, on the left hand side. After taking off I understood why - it was like a sight seeing tour from above. We flew over the whole of Nusa ...

Life inside an unsurpassable fantasy novel!, Komodo National Park, Indonesia travel blog

Life inside an unsurpassable fantasy novel!

A travel blog entry by kingsandems

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... circling us. Our first taste of the wonder of Komodo. The next day our second dive (at Castle Rock) was our introduction to Komodo's deadly currents. I still cannot figure out why the people at the dive shop in Sanur did not sell us a reef hook when we ...

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